- Fri, 01/24/2014 - 10:19
Chinese Communist Party (CCP) general secretary Xi Jinping, who had assumed his post as part of a broader leadership rotation at the November 2012 party congress, was named state president by the country’s largely symbolic parliament in March 2013.
- Tue, 01/21/2014 - 14:46
In the afternoon on January 15, 2014, China’s Minzu University Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti was taken from his home in Beijing by the police. nic reconciliation.
- Tue, 01/21/2014 - 14:40
Terrorism is more than a Middle Eastern issue. Islamic terrorism is more than a Middle Eastern issue.
- Wed, 01/15/2014 - 14:42
The situation of the Uyghur minority in north-west China became even more precarious in 2013, says Henryk Szadziewski.
- Wed, 01/15/2014 - 14:38
Beijing is seeking new energy supply routes to its west. Will that influence its eastern strategy?
- Mon, 01/06/2014 - 23:21
Reporter Stephen McDonell visits the Uighur community - an ethnic minority in China who say they face serious discrimination in modern China.
- Thu, 12/26/2013 - 22:49
China’s Muslim-dominated Xinjiang region has made its way into the international spotlight after a recent spate of high profile confrontations between the Chinese state and its Uighur inhabitants.
- Sun, 12/22/2013 - 00:00
A Pakistani community finds itself caught between two worlds.
- Sat, 12/21/2013 - 00:00
Vast expanses of sand dunes and mountains greeted me as I awoke aboard an overnight sleeper train from Lanzhou in neighboring Gansu province to Turfan.
- Thu, 12/19/2013 - 10:28
With the coming of terrorism to Xinjiang, in many ways India’s most forgotten neighbour, a local minority is caught between violent extremism and a government that tends to emphasise security over social problems.